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Sunday, 30 September 2018

Snowy Christmas Presents

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all today?

Lots of admin to do today before the craft room is opened again tomorrow.

Today sharing my DT project for Conie Fong 
I have used Snowy Christmas Presents image.

I have coloured the image with the following Copics.

Penguin - C00, C0, C01, C06, C08, C10
Beak and Feet - Y17, Y38, YR68
Presents - R35, R37, R39 and G12, G14 G17
Scarf and Hat - R81, R83, R85


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 red scalloped edge square base card.
2. Matted and layered green glitter card and patterned paper.
3. Printed image and coloured with above Copics before die cutting and matting and layering onto pink glitter card.
4. Around the image I have added glitter.
5. To finish off added 2 silver trees, stars and a bow with star in the centre.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Alphabet Challenge - N is for Nature
Brown Sugar #282 - All creatures great & small
Colour Crazy #39 - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles #39 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #315 - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - Anything Christmas Goes
Little Miss Muffet #198 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 29 September 2018

September Vlog

Good Evening Crafty Friends,

I hope that you are all having a great weekend so far.

Rick and I had a fabulous holiday in Didim, Turkey and my last vlog for this month has a few pieces about the place we stayed and my birthday celebration too!

Please click the LINK to watch the video.



Season's Greetings

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that you are all well and have a wonderful weekend.

Rick and I had a wonderful holiday and enjoyed being spoilt at the beach on Monday which was my birthday!

I want to thank each and everyone of you who left comments and visited whilst I was on holiday, you all ROCK!

A Christmas card today recycling an old Christmas card topper.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 Kraft square card base.
2. Matted and layered cream snowflake paper.
3. Matted and layered topper onto green card.
4. Added green gems to the 4 corners.
5. To finish off added a snowflake doily.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting with Friends #74 - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #431 - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude #43 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #375 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 28 September 2018

those were the days...

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well those 2 weeks went by very quickly!

We are home but in bed as we only got home after 3 am.

A male vintage card to share today.


Step by Step

1. DL cream base card.
2. Matted and layered brown and mustard polka dot card.
3. Wrapped Baker's twine around 3 times before adhering layers to base card.
4. Matted and layered topper and added the label "LIFE"

Many thanks for visiting and commenting
I will catch up with you all later today!
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 27 September 2018

Different techniques on using Starlight Paints

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Today I am sharing with you one of my samples for Imagination Crafts using their Starlight paints, different techniques and using with other mediums.

You can purchase Imagination Crafts products from Crafter's Companion website.

Did you see Sue on Hochanda last week, if not you can watch on rewind.

Here is my tag.


To watch the video please click the LINK



If you have any questions please leave a comment and I will get back to you!

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Vroom Vroom

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

WOW only tomorrow left of our holiday and I can't believe how quick it has gone.

I hope that you are all keeping well!

A male vintage card to share today.


Step by Step

1. 7 x 7 white pearlescent base card.
2. Matted and layered dark red and patterned paper.
3. Distressed around edges of topper with DI fired brick.
4. Added a couple of male clock stickers from my stash.
5. To finish off distressed around sentiment before adhering with foam pads.

Many thanks for visiting and commenting!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Mixed Media Bottle - Lavender

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I had a wonderful birthday whilst on holiday yesterday, Rick totally spoilt me :)

Today sharing another mixed media project recycling a wine bottle.

I have used Imagination Crafts Starlight Paints, Magi Cutz and Rice Paper.
Why not check out Crafter's Companion for all the wonderful products by Imagination Crafts.

I got some cork rice lights from ebay and used flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts


To watch the video please click the LINK


Only a couple more days left of our holiday and will be back home on Friday.

Thank you so much for visiting and your comments whilst I have been away, looking forward to catching up with all that you have been creating whilst I am away.

Happy Crafting!


Monday, 24 September 2018

Happy Birthday to Me!

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well today is my birthday and I will be spending it on the beach!
I don't think you can get better than that!

An art deco card to share with you today, recycling an old calendar.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 8 pearlescent white base card.
2. Matted and layered gold pearlescent and patterned card.
3. Distressed around topper with DI Faded Jeans before matting and layering onto gold card.
4. Distressed sentiment with above DI before adhering with foam pads.
5. To finish off added bling to 2 corners.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Sunday, 23 September 2018

Live Laugh Love

Good Morning Crafty Friends

Hope you are all keeping well and having a wonderful weekend.

Today's card is using a topper from Hobby House.


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered papers from my stash which have been distressed with DI ground espresso.
3 Matted and layered topper which has been distressed with above DI.
4. Die cut banner with blue glitter card and added bling across the top.
5. To finish off stamped the sentiment.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Saturday, 22 September 2018

Mixed Media Box - Fly

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all this morning?

I hope that you are all well and we are enjoying our holiday in Turkey.

Today sharing with you a new project using Imagination Crafts products which you can purchase from Crafter's Companion.


The box is from "The Works".
I hope you enjoy the video and please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting and watching
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 21 September 2018

Holly

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

WOW that week sure went quick!

A new Christmas card to share recycling from an old Christmas card too!


Step by Step

1. 8 x 8 white square base card with scalloped edge front.
2. Matted and layered 2 different patterned green paper which I have distressed with DI forest moss.
3. Matted and layered image onto cold pearlescent card and added 3 red pearl gems.
4. Wrapped organza gold and Merry Christmas ribbon along the bottom.
5. To finish off added gold gems to the top 2 corners.

Many thanks for visiting
Happy Crafting!


Thursday, 20 September 2018

September Mini Mission - Romance

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope that you are all well!

Another busy day on the beach today!

Sharing with you my September Mini Mission journal page.
The word for this month is Romance.

I have used Imagination Crafts products on this journal page.


Below is the prompt for this page.


To watch the video please click the LINK


Thank you for visiting and watching!
Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Time Flies

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Wednesday to you all.

Lots to get done this week before we are off on our travels.
I hope you all have a good week.

Today's card is made using Visible Image Stamps.


Step by Step

1. 6 x 6 white scalloped square base card.
2. Matted and layered blue card.
3. Background of topper card was created using IndigoBlu acrylic paint.
4. Stamped with embossing pad and embossed with white embossing powder.
4. To finish off cut out the wings and attached to the pocket watch.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 18 September 2018

September Mission Inspiration - Feathers

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

I hope today's blog finds you all well.

Today sharing with you my journal page for Septembers Mission Inspiration.


Below are the prompts, if you would like to take part!


To watch the video please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting and watching today
Happy Crafting!


Monday, 17 September 2018

Lady in the feather hat

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Happy Monday to you all and hope you have a wonderful week.

A female vintage card to share today using a topper from my stash.


Step by Step

1. A5 oval white base card.
2. Matted and layered pale blue card distressed with DI blueprint sketch.
3. Matted and layered royal blue card die cut with SB Grande Scalloped oval die..
4. Matted and layered the topper
5. To finish off I added pearl trim and cream flower as well as 3 blue cherry blossom flowers around the top of the frame.

Many thanks for visiting and commenting!
Happy Crafting!

Sunday, 16 September 2018

To a Wonderful Friend

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope your weekend is a good one

I hope you all have a wonderful week.

A new card to share using by the Tree stamp set from Stamps by Me


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered cream pearlescent card.
3. Background is dictionary paper which I have used distress oxides and stencilled honeycombe.
4. Stamped tree and sentiment with Versafine and embossed with clear embossing powder.
5. To finish off coloured tree and grass with Zig Brush Pens.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Saturday, 15 September 2018

September Vlog - Week 2

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Hope you are all well and have a fabulous weekend.

Today sharing a short vlog video with you of what I have been up to in the run up to going on holiday on Thursday.

Fluffy and Georgie have got their Nanna looking after them, she spoils them!

Hubby and I are having a lovely time in Turkey!

To watch this short video please click the LINK


Whilst I am away I have blog posts going live every day and hope that you enjoy the inspiration I have created for you while away!

Many thanks for visiting and watching today!
Happy Crafting!


Friday, 14 September 2018

Christmas Greetings

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Today is our first day on the beach in Turkey.

I hope that you will continue to visit my blog while I am away for 2 weeks as I have blog posts and even video's going live every day.

Have a wonderful 2 weeks!

A Christmas card to share with you today.


Step by Step

1. A5 white base card.
2. Matted and layered mirri card and ivy patterned paper.
3. Matted and layered postcard topper I created.
4. Coloured the die cut sleight with SN glitter pens.
5. To finish off I added white pearl gems.

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!

Thursday, 13 September 2018

The Lady - Imagination Crafts

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

Well as this goes live I will be getting ready to go on holiday with Rick to Turkey!

In August Sue from Imagination Crafts did a One Day Special and I was able to create some samples for the show.

Here is just one of the samples using Starlight Paints, Rice Paper, Gesso, Magi Cutz to name but a few.


I share with you various ways to use your Starlight Paints.

To watch the video please click the LINK!


I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Altered Eclectics - AG Mixed Media
Rhedds Creative Spirit - AG Mixed Media
Not just Cards - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today, videos will go live on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday while I am away and I hope you enjoy watching.
Don't forget any questions please leave a comment and I will answer on my return.

Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Lovely Gnomes

Good Morning Crafty Friends,

How are you all today?

Lots of sorting out and make a start on the packing today.

For today's card I am using a cute stamp from Stamping Bella called Lovely Gnomes.

I have used the following Copic's to colour the image:

Skin - E50, E51, E53
Hats & Bows - R81, R83, R85/B32, B28, B29
Hair - YT23, YR24, YR27
Flower - YR04, Y28, Y12, Y15
Clothes - YG23, YG25, YG17
Beard - C01, C03, C04


Step by Step

1. 5 x 7 white base card.
2. Matted and layered blue and pink card.
3. Stamped image and sentiment with London Fog Memento and coloured with the above Copics.
4. Cut out with SB Timeless Rectangle die and matted and layered onto green card.
5. To finish off added 2 hearts, butterfly and flowers.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:

Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday #37 - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread #76 - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Always Anything Goes
Creates and Makes #24 - Anything Goes

Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!


Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Imagination Crafts DT Project

Good Evening Crafty Friends

Tonight I am sharing with you another of my samples from Sue's show on Hochanda last month.

I have used Starlight paints, Harlequin Stencil and stamp to create this card.
You can find all Imagination Crafts products over on the Crafter's Companion website.


I hope that you enjoy the video and to watch please click the LINK


Many thanks for visiting today!
Happy Crafting!